cyclo. (ryoji ikeda + carsten nicolai), 2011
Photo: YCAM Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media


Sunday, October 6, 2013, 8:00–11:00 p.m.

Ticketing desk, Main Lobby, first floor

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Soundings: A Contemporary Score
Barbara London and Anne Hilde Neset

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PopRally is a program of events at The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 that features collaborations with artists and musical acts, performances, film screenings, receptions, and special viewings of exhibitions at moderate prices.

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PopRally invites you to the premiere U.S. performance of cyclo., the collaborative project of artist/composers Ryoji Ikeda and Carsten Nicolai. Since their collaboration began in 1999, cyclo.’s work—live performances, CDs, books, and ongoing research—has focused on their shared interest in the visualization of sound. In conjunction with MoMA’s first major exhibition of sound art, Soundings: A Contemporary Score, in which Nicolai is a featured artist, the duo will stage a performance entitled cyclo.id. In a multisensory and immersive concert experience, cyclo. will perform against a backdrop of vibrant, ever-shifting visuals generated through real-time sound analysis.

Guests will enjoy a cocktail reception, and exclusive access to Soundings: A Contemporary Score, after Museum hours

Doors open at 8:00 p.m., performance starts at 9:00 p.m.

Special thanks to Sud de France wines: Jaja de Jau, Gilles Louvet Vineyards and Gerard Bertrand. Beer for this event has been provided by Brooklyn Brewery.

In conjunction with the exhibition Soundings: A Contemporary Score

You must be twenty-one or older to attend this event.